Fempower Health | A Women's Health Po...

If you’re a woman who wants to take charge of her health, learning about your body and how to self-advocate in today’s healthcare system is crucial. In these honest conversations with global women’s health experts, the Fempower Health Podcast reveals eye-opening discoveries in the latest research, innovation, and FemTech. 


Every week, we discuss important women’s health topics including hormones, sex, mental health, period issues, birth control, the menstrual cycle, pleasure, and fertility. Listen to clear up common misunderstandings and access the resources every woman deserves. We’re here to help educate and empower you to become the CEO of your health.

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Innovations in Breast Cancer: Take Charge of Yo...
Auria, a new innovation for breast health, uses tears as an at-home assessment for breast health. Listen to learn about the future of medical technology in women’s health.
49 min
2
Living with ADHD: You're Brain's Not Broken | D...
What’s it like living with ADHD in today’s world? Dr. Tamara Rosier, ADHD coach, author, and founder of ADHD Center of West Michigan, shares valuable resources and information.
47 min
3
Season 4 Preview
Learn what’s coming up on Season 4 of the Fempower Health Podcast. Guests contribute to the increasingly important discussions on women’s health in the modern world.
2 min
4
LISTEN AGAIN: The Roles of Estrogen and Proges...
Estrogen and progesterone both play an important role in women’s reproductive health AND overall health. Listen to Dr. Jerilynn Prior explain the details in this replay episode!
29 min
5
LISTEN AGAIN: The Thyroid Disorder Jigsaw Puzzl...
If you’ve been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder, you’re not alone. Listen to Rachel Hill, award-winning thyroid patient advocate, talk about managing thyroid conditions.
41 min
6
LISTEN AGAIN: Addressing Hormone Imbalance in W...
Hormone imbalance in women today is a common issue that leaves many confused. Here’s how to spot the signs, find solutions, and address hormone imbalances head-on.
47 min
7
Bloopers from Season 3 | Fempower Health
A lot goes into podcast production, including mistakes and funny accidents. Here are some outtakes and bloopers that happened on season 3 of the Fempower Health Podcast.
1 min
8
Season 3 Takeaways from Hosting a Women’s Healt...
On season 3 of Fempower Health, we had real, research-backed conversations with experts. Listen as Georgie shares her closing thoughts from hosting a women’s health podcast.
32 min
9
What Pain Science Reveals About the Brain and B...
Chronic pain affects more than 20% of the population. Learn some of the most critical findings in pain science from researcher and Aivo Health co-founder, Dr. Melissa Farmer.
52 min
10
Endometriosis, Pain, and Whole Women’s Wellness...
Endometriosis, pain, and period issues can debilitate a woman’s life. Listen to gynecologist & women’s wellness expert, Dr. Peta Wright, share relief options in medicine today.
37 min
11
How Digital Health Companies Help Treat Pelvic ...
Hinge Health, one of the leading digital health companies, is transforming pain management. Hear what Hinge is doing to encourage health equity and pelvic floor treatment.
42 min
12
How to Clear Acne from the Inside Out | Cheryl ...
What causes acne? How can you manage acne-prone skin? Cheryl Woodman, scientist and expert skincare formulator, shares vital information on how to clear acne from the inside out.
53 min
13
Fighting for Intimacy Justice and Women’s Sexua...
Why do ads for women’s sexual health repeatedly get blocked while male-targeted ads run freely? Learn how the Center for Intimacy Justice is pushing to reach people with vulvas.
50 min
14
How to Improve Gut Health & Address Bloating | ...
Many women want to know how to cure bloating. In reality, there’s no quick fix. Dr. de Mello joins Fempower Health to discuss the microbiome, how to improve gut health, and more.
54 min
15
Your Authentic Power: Permission to Feel | Ashl...
Many of us never learned how to effectively process our feelings. Listen as Ashley Bernardi shares how to step into your authentic power and feel your feelings to heal.
44 min
16
Products That Affect the Vaginal Microbiome | A...
Research has shown the effects products can have on the gut microbiome. But what about the vaginal microbiome? Scientific researchers from Apothercare explain the latest findings.
50 min
17
Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) and Early M...
Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) is an early loss of ovarian function. In this episode, menopause specialist Dr. Mandy Leonhardt shares about POI and women’s hormones.
58 min
18
Taking Care of You: The Women’s Health Book | D...
Why is it so hard to navigate women’s healthcare? In this episode, we interview co-authors of Taking Care of You, a new empowered women’s health guide, to discuss.
56 min
19
Wearable Oral Sex Protection: Lorals Empowering...
MyLorals are wearable latex underwear that provide oral sex protection similar to dental damns. In this episode, MyLorals founder Melanie Cristol talks about pleasure and safe oral sex.
39 min
20
How the Roe v Wade Overturn Affects Women’s Hea...
With the supreme court Roe v Wade overturn, women’s rights and health are in question. In this episode, we discuss these concerns with women’s health attorney, Delphine O'Rourke.
59 min
21
Emerging Femtech for Ovarian Cancer Awareness M...
Ovarian cancer is the deadliest gynecological disease. Learn about the latest research, statistics, and potential femtech solutions for early diagnosis that can save lives.
31 min
22
How to Manage and Reverse PCOS | Dr. Fiona McCu...
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects 5 million women in the U.S. alone. While there’s no cure, it’s possible to manage and reverse PCOS symptoms. Listen to learn how.
51 min
23
Preview: New Episodes Fall 2022
In these final episodes of season 3 of the Fempower Health Podcast, learn about the latest women’s health topics from global experts. New episodes every Tuesday.
5 min
24
LISTEN AGAIN: Why Your Ovulation Phase is Criti...
Why is ovulation so important for women's health? Estrogen and progesterone are equally crucial. Learn more in this dual interview with Dr. Jerilynn Prior and Dr. Lara Briden.
48 min
25
An Innovation for Predicting Pregnancy Complica...
Early pregnancy complications contribute to the maternal mortality rate. Learn about the innovative tools that are preventing complications during pregnancy.
19 min
26
LISTEN AGAIN: Preventing the Most Preventable ...
34 min
27
LISTEN AGAIN: Achieving Optimal Wellness throu...
How can women improve their wellness through nutrition? Listen again to the Fempower Health Podcast interview Kim Ross on all things diet, hormones, malnutrition, food, and toxins.
56 min
28
LISTEN AGAIN: Your Breastfeeding Questions Ans...
Jada Shapiro, the founder of Boober, shares how new moms and parents can find help with postpartum care. Learn the answers to some of the top questions about breastfeeding!
44 min
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Mid Season Goofs
3 min
30
Endometriosis: Rethinking Surgery for Diagnosi...
How can you find an endometriosis surgeon? Is laparoscopic surgery the only option? Dr. Mike Armour tells the Fempower Health Podcast some of the latest research on endometriosis.
27 min
31
How to Become Your Own Pleasure Activist | Dr. ...
Many women feel like they're not in control of their sexual pleasure. PsyD/LMFT Dr. Cat Meyer shares tips for communication and how to become your own pleasure activist for life.
51 min
32
Uterine Fibroids and the Need for Better Standa...
Up to 80% of black women and 70% of white women have uterine fibroids by the age of 50. How are fibroids diagnosed, and how are they treated? The scientists at Myovant share.
41 min
33
Heart Health: What Every Woman Needs to Know |...
Women's heart health specialist Dr. Nanette Wenger reveals the risks, symptoms, and preventative health tips for cardiovascular disease. It's not the same for men and
46 min
34
Perimenopause: Common Symptoms & How to Treat ...
Dr. Alyssa Dweck, a practicing gynecologist and the Chief Medical Officer of Bonafide, talks about common symptoms of perimenopause and menopause and finding the right treatment and care..
46 min
35
Pelvic Floor Surgery: Prevent, Prepare, and Opt...
Pelvic floor surgery is sometimes prescribed for prolapse and other issues. Kim Vopni, author of Your Pelvic Floor, helps women end the suffering of pelvic floor dysfunction.
48 min
36
Bone Health: Why It's Not Just your Grandmothe...
Osteoporosis can affect younger women and teens, not just older women. Dr. Jerilynn Prior shares some foundations of good bone health including food, hormones, and supplements.
41 min
37
Which Birth Control Option is Right for You? | ...
Not all types of birth control are created equally. Reya Health guides women on informed consent, side effects, and how to choose (or switch) personal birth control options.
41 min
38
Black Motherhood Through the Lens | Adeiyewunmi...
Listen to this compelling interview with Adeiyewunmi (Ade) Osinubi, director and creator of Black Motherhood Through the Lens: a documentary about reproductive care & infertility. To enable screen reader support, press ⌘+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ⌘slash
37 min
39
Menstrual Health Equity: Why it Matters to Us All
Today, there are inequalities in menstrual care. Claire Coder of Aunt Flow and Michela Bedard of PERIOD review the negative impacts, and why menstrual health equity is important.
31 min
40
Exploring the Relationship between Love and Dea...
Coming to terms with death can influence how we engage in relationships. Clinical psychologist Dr. Jordana Jacobs explores love, death, and fear when it comes to living to the fullest.
35 min
41
Do At-Home Pelvic Floor Exercisers Really Work?...
How do you know what pelvic floor exercises to do? Learn about the importance of pelvic floor health and the latest at-home exercise devices with Dr. Allyson Shrikhande.
43 min
42
IBS: Navigating Diagnosis, Treatment, and the ...
Dr. Peter Whorwell, author of Take Control of Your IBS and director of South Manchester Functional Bowel Service, shares the complexities of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
51 min
43
Why Ovulation is Critical for Women's Overall H...
The ovulation phase is important, but not just for conception. Ovulation supports women’s bodies, including the heart & bones. Learn more here from two hormonal experts.
48 min
44
Genetic Testing Before and During Pregnancy | J...
Non Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) informs parents of the risk of fetal genetic abnormalities. Learn the difference between diagnostic testing, prenatal screening, and genetic counseling.
42 min
45
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD): A Conversation...
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a mental health condition that affects 1 in 50 people. Dr. Amita Jassi and Rachel Koutnik, LCSW share treatment and hope for living with BDD.
41 min
46
Reframing PCOS as a Hormone Imbalance, Not a D...
PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is a hormone imbalance that affects women's reproductive health. Dr Jerilynn Prior shares ways to manage symptoms and live with PCOS.
40 min
47
Why Your Vagina Does What it Does | Dr. Nicole ...
Dr. Nicole E. Williams is a board-certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist and founder of The Gynecology Institute of Chicago. In this episode, she explains how the vagina works.
43 min
48
Managing Hormone Imbalances that come with your...
Hormone imbalances are common in women today. Knowing your hormone "type" can be beneficial when trying to find answers to health concerns. Dr. Shawn Tessone explains more.
47 min
49
Could your Undiagnosed Symptoms be an Autoimmun...
Women account for 78% of autoimmune diagnoses but many go undiagnosed for years. Here, Dr. Nicole Bundy & Dr. Millie Lytle discuss the prevalence, treatment, and future of this disease.
47 min
50
Endometriosis: What You Deserve to Know | Dr. ...
Endometriosis is a women's reproductive health condition related to pelvic pain and infertility. World-known endometriosis expert, Dr. Tamer Seckin, shares the latest findings.
41 min
51
Dysmenorrhea & Pelvic Pain: Endometriosis, Ade...
Dysmenorrhea is when a woman has extremely painful period cramps. But here are many reasons why women might experience pelvic pain. Dr. Dan Martin shares his clinical findings.
48 min
52
Movement as Medicine | Dr. Amy Hoover & Rachel ...
Rachel Katzman, Co-Founder of P.volve, and Dr. Amy Hoover, member of the P.volve Clinical Advisory Board, join Fempower Health Podcast to discuss women's exercise and movement.
34 min
53
Sexual Wellness You Deserve | Dr. Lyndsey Harper
Dr. Lyndsey Harper is an OB/GYN and the founder of the Rosy app, a women’s health technology company. In this episode, she shares how women can improve their sexual health.
34 min
54
Cancer & Preserving your Fertility | Joyce Rein...
Can you get pregnant if you've had cancer? Joyce Reinecke, executive director of the Alliance for Fertility Preservation, answers questions about cancer treatment and fertility.
44 min
55
Cancer & Your Sexual Health | Dr. Kristin Rojas
Cancer impacts sexual health, but few people talk about it. Listen as Dr. Kristin E. Rojas shares about cancer care for women, sexual health, and hormone-sensitive cancer treatment.
45 min
56
Managing Thyroid Disease: What are the Missing...
How can you manage thyroid disease? Award-winning author and thyroid patient advocate, Rachel Hill, shares how to manage symptoms and conditions that affect 750 million people.
41 min
57
What's Coming Season 3 on Fempower Health
2 min
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LISTEN AGAIN: Could Your Unresolved Symptoms B...
Catch the replay of Denise Roguz on the Fempower Health Podcast where they discuss thyroid conditions and unresolved symptoms that often signal there's an imbalance.
28 min
59
LISTEN AGAIN: Dispelling Myths about Your Mens...
37 min
60
LISTEN AGAIN: A Woman's Guide to Intermittent F...
Listen to the replay of this interview with Mindy Pelz, author of The Menopause Reset. She explores the women's guide to intermittent fasting and how it affects health and hormones.
41 min
61
LISTEN AGAIN: Pain with Sex? What You Can Do ...
Pain with sex isn't something women should have to "get through." Listen again as Dr. Jill Krapf, board-certified OB/GYN, shares symptoms, support, and hope for women & couples.
43 min
62
LISTEN AGAIN: Surprising Tips for Pregnancy, C...
Dr. Holly Cummings, Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at UPenn, answers common questions about healthy pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care.
40 min
63
LISTEN AGAIN: Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnan...
How do miscarriages happen? Listen to reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Lora Shahine share some facts about recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), miscarriages, and pregnancy.
52 min
64
Bloopers from Season 2
2 min
65
LISTEN AGAIN: Men's Sexual Health: Minimizing...
51 min
66
Prolapse: A Crash Course | Corey Hazama
Pelvic floor physical therapist Corey Hazama talks about pelvic prolapse. Listen to her share the basics of what women can do to prevent, address, and find help for prolapse.
42 min
67
Your Orgasm Questions Answered | Dr. Rachel Rubin
Urologist & sexual medicine expert, Dr. Rachel Rubin, shares common questions about the female orgasm: types of orgasms, difficulty achieving orgasm, female anatomy, and more.
46 min
68
How to Recover from (& Prevent) Burnout | Dr. R...
Burnout is a real threat to those who overwork themselves. Learn what Dr. Renee Wallenstein shares about how women can prevent and recover from burnout.
41 min
69
Progesterone vs. Estrogen | Dr. Jerilynn Prior
Estrogen and progesterone both play critical roles in women's health: heart health, fertility, weight, and mood are just a few. Dr. Jerilynn Prior shares her findings in-depth.
29 min
70
LISTEN AGAIN: Hormone Repair after 40 | Dr Lar...
Dr. Lara Briden, the author of Period Repair Manual and Hormone Repair Manual, explains hormone repair after 40. Listen again as she discusses hormone imbalances, menopause, HRT, aging, and more.
45 min
71
Extreme PMS Symptoms: Are they Normal? | Laura...
Many women suffer from Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) or Premenstrual Exacerbation (PME). Laura Murphy explores the reality of debilitating period pain. Learn more.
32 min
72
Escape Diet Cult-ure and Still Get What You Wan...
Diet culture doesn't help women reach optimal health. Learn what Jenn Salib-Huber, Dietitian and Naturopathic Doctor, shares about dieting and how women can find joy in midlife.
33 min
73
Transforming Peri/Menopause Symptom Management ...
Many women suffer from Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) or Premenstrual Exacerbation (PME). Laura Murphy explores the reality of debilitating period pain. Learn more.
38 min
74
Autoimmune Disease: An Innovative Approach to ...
Autoimmune diseases like Lupus, Crohn's, and Rheumatoid Arthritis primarily affect women. Listen to CEO and Founder of Mymee, Mette Dyhrberg, offer hope to women with autoimmune issues.
46 min
75
What to do about those Migraines! | Dr Christin...
If you or a loved one suffers from migraines, there are a few things you should know. Learn from Dr. Christine Lay & Nim Lalvani as they share resources & research on migraines.
46 min
76
Preview: Episodes Coming This Fall
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Surprising Tips for Pregnancy, Childbirth, and ...
Dr. Holly Cummings, Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at UPenn, answers common questions about healthy pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care.
40 min
78
Why Women Should Sweat in Sync with their Cycle...
Should you work out on your period? Learn how to sync your fitness routine with your menstrual cycle. Jenni Hulburt, the founder of WILD Wellness, shares why it's important.
36 min
79
CBD: Fad or Fact | Chloe Weber
Studies have shown that CBD, a compound in the cannabis plant, can offer relief for some health conditions. But is it a fad? Chloe Weber, creator of Radical Roots Herbs, explains.
32 min
80
A 6-week Plan to Fix Your Period | Nicole Jardim
Nicole Jardim, author of Fix Your Period, shares common period problems and options for relief. Listen as she shares her 6-week plan women can use to optimize the menstrual cycle.
20 min
81
Thyroid Disease: You're Not Alone | Victoria G...
Thyroid disease can feel like a silent disease. Listen as Victoria Gasparini from The Butterfly Effect Blog shares her story, strength, and hope for those with thyroid disease.
37 min
82
Preventing the Preventable During Pregnancy | D...
20-50% of maternal mortality cases are preventable. Dr. Joanne Stone, maternal fetal medicine (MFM) specialist, shares how expecting mothers can prevent such conditions in pregnancy.
39 min
83
Happy 1st Anniversary Fempower Health: Outtakes
6 min
84
A Postpartum Doula: Why It's the Best Gift for...
A postpartum doula supports parents after they have a baby. In this episode, Kelly Rutan shares what it's like to be a doula, how to find one, and why it's such an important role.
33 min
85
Restoring Your Core due to Abdominal Separation...
Carrie Koziol is a Women’s Health Physical Therapist who teaches women about their bodies. Listen to her talk about diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA), the core muscles, and more.
37 min
86
Why Women Must Be Aware of Celiac Disease and M...
An estimated 83% of Americans who have celiac disease are undiagnosed. Learn from Alice Bast, Founder & CEO of Beyond Celiac, about what celiac disease is and how it's treated.
46 min
87
Your Sex Questions Answered | Dr Michael Krychman
Nearly 40% of the U.S. female population suffers from a sexual disorder. In this episode, sexual health executive Dr. Michael Krychman speaks about sexual health and libido.
44 min
88
Five Tips to Support Your Fertility you Won't F...
With so much information online, it can be hard to know what's true. Dr. Aumatma, Naturopath and fertility specialist, shares real tips for people embarking on a fertility journey.
32 min
89
Dispelling Myths about Your Menstrual Cycle Thr...
Even with modern medicine, there are a lot of myths about periods today. Learn as Oova's founder, Amy Divaraniya, shares some of the common misconceptions, and how to better understand your menstrual cycle.
37 min
90
Fertility Treatments: Navigating the Exorbitan...
When considering fertility treatments, there are some things parents should know to expect. Listen as the CEO of The National Infertility Association walks us through the process.
44 min
91
How to Talk to Your Doctor | Christie VanHorne
How do you talk to your doctor about your women's health concerns? Listen to public health expert Christie VanHorne explain how to prepare, communicate, and follow-up with your doctor.
33 min
92
A Woman's Guide to Intermittent Fasting | Dr Mi...
Mindy Pelz joins the Fempower Health Podcast to discuss the benefits of intermittent fasting. She also shares how food and fasting affect women's health, menopause, and hormones.
41 min
93
Hormone Repair After 40 | Dr Lara Briden
Dr. Lara Briden, the author of Period Repair Manual and Hormone Repair Manual, explains hormone repair after 40. She discusses hormone imbalances, menopause, HRT, aging, and more.
45 min
94
Endometriosis: Lessons from a Patient and Advo...
45 min
95
Pain with Sex? What You Can Do About It | Dr Ji...
If you have pain with sex, you shouldn't have to just "grin and bear it." Listen to Dr. Jill Krapf share symptoms of painful sex, why many women have it, and what to do about it.
43 min
96
Birth Control: Could It Be? Phexxi - An Innov...
24 min
97
The Birth Control Controversy: The Period Expe...
21 min
98
The Birth Control Controversy: An MD Perspectiv...
48 min
99
Preventing the Most Preventable Cancer | Dr. Mi...
Cervical cancer can be prevented. In this episode, Dr. Miriam Cremer, founder of Basic Health International, talks about HPV, cervical health, and cervical cancer prevention.
34 min
100
Could Your Unresolved Symptoms Be a Thyroid Con...
Thyroid conditions are common in women but often go undiagnosed. Listen to this episode where Denise Roguz shares women's experiences and data about unresolved symptoms.
28 min